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Thali of India

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3259 Winton Rd S, Rochester, NY 14623-2969
+1 585-427-8030
11:30 - 15:00
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Bremen, Germany
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Chicken Briyani that they served was not at all Briyani it's just Chicken curry and Rice mixed together and the rice was left not properly mixed. Never had such bad briyani in my life. All the curries we ordered were Ok but all tasted same. I asked for medium spice and it was super hot.

Thank Prdavid
Rochester, New York
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2,826 reviews
1,851 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 846 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our whole family loves going out for Indian food, and this is about the best in the city. We've sampled many restaurants over the years in this genre, but this is the best! From the crispy seed appetizer load cracker to the naan to the chicken tandoori and the seafood makni (spelling?), it is all wonderful here. The service is... More 

Thank Larry W
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great buffet for lunch hour. Large assortment of dishes, dessert, salads. Comfortable dining room. Service is excellent.

Thank kmr47
Rochester, New York
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I will start right out by strongly recommending a visit here to one of the daily (or Monday night) buffets. The only way to really experience Indian food is as they eat it and which is multiple dishes and courses (honestly, I don't know how the normal Indian cook - usually it is the mother or wife - prepares all... More 

Thank Mark D
Rochester, New York
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I love Indian food. Over the years, we have dined numerous times at Thali and were consistently pleased with the food, the service, and the environment. I am so sorry to report that Thali is no longer even close to excellent in any of these categories. At our most recent visit, the food was very mediocre, the... More 

Thank arrybay9
Ithaca, New York
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We lived in Kerala, India for 5 months. This place has authentic food with a southern India flavor. Dal and rice delicious--and perhaps the best paneer I've ever had. We ordered take out and picked up our food. The staff was friendly and welcoming. You don't find Indian food this good in the States every day!!!

Thank Kathleen M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Had Lunch buffet and was delicious. Kids had few options too. The restaurant was clean.

Thank truthtrust
Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The most wonderful lunch buffet in the city for Indian food. Authentic, attentive and fresh food! They know how to cook!

Thank Moondanced
New York City, New York
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133 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The papadam to start the meal were the highlight. We enjoyed them very much, and the server was pleasant. We shared with him that we had visited India last year, and loved Indian food. Our favorite food was that of his hometown in Pubjab. We ordered chicken tikka masala and eggplant bharata. We asked for each medium- spicy. When the... More 

Thank WhitsEnd2014
Rochester, NY
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

One of the best Indian restaurants in Rochester. Daily lunch buffets give you the opportunity to explore new dishes. Fresh baked breads and homemade desserts. Personal service email. And live music on the weekends. This is the real deal.

Thank winkone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3259 Winton Rd S, Rochester, NY 14623-2969
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-427-8030
Thali of India is Rochester's premier restaurant for delicious authentic Indian cuisine. For mouth-watering taste in every bite, come into Thali of India.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?